• CPU: Intel Core i5-8265U
  • GPU: Intel UHD Graphics 620
  • Display: 14.0”, HD (1366 x 768), TN
  • Storage: 8000GB SSD
  • RAM: 40GB DDR4
  • Weight: 1.52 kg (3.4 lbs)

Pros

  • Industrial build quality
  • The display doesn't use PWM to adjust its brightness levels (LG Display LP140WF3-SPD2)
  • Pleasant spill-resistant keyboard with long travel and clicky feedback
  • Great I/O selection
  • Supports Thunderbolt
  • Charges with USB Type-C

Cons

  • Warms up under heavy load
  • Its display covers only 52% of sRGB (LG Display LP140WF3-SPD2)
  • Micro SD instead of a full-sized SD card reader

Lenovo ThinkPad T490 - Specs

CPU Performance #96
  • AMD Ryzen 5 3500U 4.1%
  • Intel Core i5-10310U 38.4%
  • Intel Core i5-8265U
  • Intel Core i5-1035G1 3.8%
  • Intel Core i5-1035G4 2.3%
  • Intel Core i7-8650U 2.2%
GPU Performance #248
  • AMD Radeon RX Vega 3 0.4%
  • Intel UHD Graphics 630 0.3%
  • Intel UHD Graphics 620
  • Intel UHD Graphics 615 1.3%
  • Intel HD Graphics 620 0.9%
Display
14.0”, HD (1366 x 768), TN
HDD/SSD
8TB SSD
M.2 Slot
1x 2280 M.2 NVMe slot
RAM
40GB DDR4
OS
Windows 10 Pro
Battery
50Wh, 3-cell
Body Material
Plastic / Polycarbonate, Glass Fiber
Dimensions
329 x 227 x 17.9 mm (12.95" x 8.94" x 0.70")
Weight
1.52 kg (3.4 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 1x USB Type-C 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps), Thunderbolt 3, Power Delivery (PD), DisplayPort, HDMI
  • 1x USB Type-C 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps), Power Delivery (PD), DisplayPort
  • 1x USB Type-A 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps), Sleep and Charge
  • 1x USB Type-A 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • HDMI 1.4b
  • Card Reader microSD
  • Ethernet LAN
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ac
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • Audio jack combo audio / microphone jack
Features
  • Fingerprint reader
  • Web camera HD
  • Microphone
  • Speakers 2x 2W
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slot
  • Gifts Dockztorm USB Hub

 

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DISPLAY: 14.0”, HD (1366 x 768), TN

Name 14.0”, HD (1366 x 768), TN
Diagonal 14.0"
Pixel density 111.94 ppi
Panel Type TN
Resolution 1366 x 768
Becomes "Retina" from 31 inches (78 cm)

 

Lenovo ThinkPad T490 in-depth review

While all of the manufacturers are rushing to innovate, changing the design philosophy of their laptops every year, there is one brand that stays true to its legacy. Even though the ThinkPads, in general, have become thinner and lighter with the passage of time, they still look pretty much the same as the original IBM models. Take a look at the ThinkPad T490 for example. It still features the U-shaped keys. It still has all of the security features of a premium ThinkPad and, of course, it still[...]

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CPU Performance: Intel Core i5-8265U

Results are from the Cinebench 15 CPU test (the higher the score, the better)
$3923.00-2%
price
670.00-10.2%
performance
688.00-7.8%
Results are from our Photoshop benchmark test (the lower the score, the better)
$3923.00-2%
price
21.17+94.2%
performance

GPU Performance: Intel UHD Graphics 620

Results are for the 3DMark: Fire Strike (Graphics) benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
$2028.00-49%
price
1234.00-9.4%
performance
1023.00-24.9%
Results are for the Unigine Heaven 4.0 benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
$2028.00-49%
price
229.00-21%
performance
408.00+40.7%
Results are for the Unigine Superposition benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
$2028.00-49%
price
178.00-37.1%
performance
6353.00+2144.9%
Results are for the Unigine Heaven 3.0 benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
$2028.00-49%
price
315.00-18%
performance
564.00+46.9%

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